The Tag as a Parenthetical
Abstract:The marked syntactic similarities of English Tags and Parentheticals suggest that Tags themselves are a type of parenthetical. Based on this assumption a solution is proposed in which the properties of Tag form are accounted for in terms of certain non-transformational constraints required independently for parentheticals.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 1980-01-01
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- International Journal sponsored by the Foundation "Foundations of Language"